Prafulla Samantara - Media Coverage Prafulla Samantara, man challenging Vedanta’s expansion in Odisha, wins Goldman Environmental Prize Scroll.in - 20 hours ago Prafulla Samantara, who has been one of the key activists responsible for rallying tribals indigenous to Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills to block mining-to-metals conglomerate Vedanta from expanding its bauxite mines in the region, will beRead More
New Delhi: The environment ministry has sought comments and suggestions from stakeholders on three important international meetings that start in less than a fortnight where subjects like transboundary movement of hazardous waste, international trade of hazardous waste and long period pollutants will be discussed.
Why the Coke-Pepsi boycott in Tamil Nadu is a good thing Written by Contributor, 4th March 2017, 0 Comments Nityanand Jayaraman writes: Coke and Pepsi are the best-known agents of commodification of water. It’s unethical and immoral for a resource that is so vital to life to be commodified. So, every nail in the coffins of companiesRead More
HC allows Pepsi, Coca Cola to draw water from TN river, locals stage protests The High Court today allowed the Cola majors to draw water from the Thamirabarani river for their bottling plants in Tirunelveli district for manufacturing soft drinks besides packaged drinking water. The Madras High Court today allowed Coca Cola and Pepsi toRead More
Press Release: Bengaluru, February 28, 2022 Karnataka Government must freeze Mass Tree Felling till necessary public review safeguards are in place It has been confirmed by the Tree Officer of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) that over 30,000 objections have been received in response to the Public Notice1 issued by BBMP on 07 February 2017,Read More
The Vizhinjam Port coming up in the southern state of Kerala is going to be an ecological disaster. The port project awarded to Adani group is going to completely destroy the rocky reef, devastate the sea-bed, marine life in the region, destroy the environment and marine ecology and cause huge loss of livelihood to localRead More
Environmental laws are binding and enforceable tools that constrain human impacts on the environment, but how effective are they at keeping humanity away from critical planetary boundaries? Environmental laws are intended to prevent environmental degradation, protect and enhance environmental quality, or promote sustainable development. Taking the example of biodiversity, the functions of legislation include: designationRead More